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Christine Jensen’s Habitat in Downbeat Best Albums of 2014

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 ”This is orchestral jazz on par with the textural-lyrical magic of Kenny Wheeler and Maria Schneider, tough with an earthy dynamism more akin to Wayne Shorter and a sense of bittersweet melody all Jensen’s own. This album feels of the moment yet timeless; big-band clichés are avoided, but beauty is paramount. ”